Welcome to the twenty-seventh episode of Equipping You in Grace. Twice a week, I have conversations with Christian authors and thought leaders for the purpose of helping Christians develop a biblical worldview in a conversational tone about issues inside and outside the Church. Today, I’m joined by Jonathan Dodson, author of The Unbelievable Gospel: Say Something Worth Believing.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Jonathan’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects.
  • How Christians should navigate pluralism.
  • How Christians can proclaim the Gospel in culturally sensitive, yet faithful, and relevant ways to people today.
  • Reasons that stop Christians from engaging in evangelism.
  • How Christians can re-discover the Gospel.
  • How to Christians can respond to the increasing intolerance of our day..
  • How Christians can overcome relativism in their evangelistic efforts.
  • The place of community in evangelism.
  • The place of evangelism in the Christian life.
  • His upcoming writing projects.
  • Opportunities for the current Gospel-centered resurgence.
  • Recommended reading for learning more about evangelism.
  • Advice for those wanting to begin engaging in evangelism.

About the Author:

Jonathan K. Dodson (MDiv; ThM, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) founded City Life Church with his wife, Robie, and a small group of people. They have three great kids. He loves watching Sci-Fi and listening to M. Ward. Jonathan is also the founder of http://gcdiscipleship.com/ and author of several books including Raised? Finding Jesus by Doubting the Resurrection and Gospel-Centered Discipleship.

Resources and links from this episode

Fools Talk by Os Guiness

Learning Evangelism from Jesus by Jerram Barrs

Jesus Outside the Lines by Scott Sauls

Beyond Awkward: When Talking About Jesus Is Outside Your Comfort Zone by Beau Crosetto.

Powerful Evangelism for the Powerless by Jack Miller.

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